Members of the Eritrean National Cycling Team didn’t have to wander far from the 2015 Road World Championships course to feel right at home. Four cyclists from the team, along with members of the delegation accompanying the team, were welcomed by about 30 members of the Eritrean Student Association for a meet and greet at the University Student Commons on Tuesday afternoon.
“Eritrea is a small country to begin with, so we’re all a really close community. Our adviser [Ghidewon Abay-Asmerom, Ph.D.] is one of the main people organizing team Eritrea’s stay in Richmond,” said Iman Nur, president of the ESA and a senior information systems major. “We just thought it would be an awesome opportunity to have the cyclists come in.” Continue reading Eritrean Student Group Welcomes Country’s Cycling Team to Campus→
THE African Championships in Marrakech kicked off on Sunday (10) with the men’s 10,000m, one of the most hotly contested events on the programme. After little more than 28 minutes of running, Eritrea’s Nguse Amlosom emerged as the victor.